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pounded coastal new england last night and on the way to canada. bringing heavy winds and heavy rains but no major problems except for minor flooding and power ought ages. we'll go live to cape cod on how the residents handled the storm. rick, you are ready for a nap? >> thank you, i like that. earl is moving out of here. little bit of rain remains. couple of thing tropicals. this was gaston and will likely become something later today and tomorrow . impact us posentially. this flair up could have pulled off north. that is earl moving around bang lor at this point . within a couple of four or five hours it is done for us . we will be done for earl. that is good news. we'll have complete sunshine much of the eastern sea board and so planning your labor day weekend, behind the storm things are looking beautiful. stay out of the water to let the rip currents go away. tomorrow things will be great. >> a state of emergency declared in new zealand christchurch. a second earthquake hit there this morning. a lot of people are trapped. happens of buildings are collapse power is out to thousand
it was $8.5 million went into rehabbing and spiffing up this border patrol station on the border of canada there. well now, apparently, a senator, democrat in montana says you know what? let's just close this thing down now because the canadians don't really have any interest in helping us out with this whole border patrol station. let's close it down. we spent that money. no big deal. >> the problem -- ok, so here's the problem, we were -- all those stimulus dollars, 23 million going to improve at some of these border patrol crossings. border stations, ports as they call them. to spend $8 million on the way we highlighted on the map, white tail is in a rural area. it's predominantly used by farmers but it's crazy that they would start spending $8 million on it. nobody ever picked up the phone and said hey, canada, we're going to spend $8 million on our side. what are you going to do? had they picked up the phone, they would have found out canada would have said you are? we're closing our side which effectively, we close our side as well. >> this is another example of the president being
canada could also see a direct hit but for us, for the u.s., the worst of the storm has really stayed off shore. that's not to say that folks across eastern north carolina up towards the delmarva are not going to see a pretty fierce storm in its path. there's the worst of the heavy rain right now. chesapeake bay and up towards new jersey and long island and then, of course, massachusetts. here's our future radar giving you a picture of what's going to happen within the next 12 to 24 hours. there's new york, this afternoon, just kind of skirting eastern long island. we will get some rain bands as well here in new york. but certainly, not the massive storm that we could have expected if it indeed continued northward. there's boston, cape cod on the islands, still concerned about you. you're still under a hurricane warning because we are expecting we could see some hurricane-force winds. there's the tra. we are going to get a new advisory at 8:00 but as of now, still a category 2. expected to weaken which is great news. just off shore of eastern massachusetts, there's cape cod and then movin
.m. tonight around the cape and it will do a little bit of damage and our friends in canada will probably do some cleanup during the day saturday too. so we have always said kind of a glancing blow, however you want to characterize it. but yesterday we had a category 4 storm, we had to prepare for it. we didn't think it would weaken, but now it's weakened 65-mile-per-hour in a little over 24 hours. you couldn't count on that happening. >> without a major landfall. a category 4 to a category 1 over water. >> it's a lot of dry air, that's mostly the bottom line. but the people and meteorologists studying what happened and why it weakened so quickly. >>> developing right now, everyone, that blowout preventer that failed to stop the gulf of mexico oil leak, that has just been removed from the well. it happened within the last 30 minutes or so ago and to describe this thing, it's about 50 feet tall, it weigh s 300 tons, and it was detached around the well head about 1:30 p.m. eastern time. so about 45 minutes ago. this is very slowly going to be lifted up to the surface and it's not going to mak
of canada to be divert to do sweden after claiming her ex had a bomb on board with him. a swat team seized the man as they evacuated the plane who was later released. police are looking for the woman behind the hoax. wouldn't be that tough if you know who the ex-girlfriend is. >>> president obama waking up in albuquerque, new mexico. he tries to get young democrats motivated to vote in november. kelly wright has more on that. >> good morning. you guys know that the president is trying to do all that he can to keep the democrats in the majority, but he realizes it will be no slam dunk. i refer to basketball, the game the president dearly loves to play. he realizes that the republicans have pulled out a full court press on the democrats by showing up big at the primaries. if that trend continues, then the republicans could possibly win the house and possibly even the senate. having said that, the president realizes that it could come down to the final buzzer or major upset. because the president is hoping to ignite a key part of his base, the youth vote. will begin in albuquerque, making thr
. shep special. we circumnavigated hurricane earl. we sailed up to canada and maine. we missed it by about 500 miles on the way down. then we had to cross the water, 36-foot waves, waves higher than my house! >> oh, my gosh. >> was it like a perfect storm? >> peter: even though the waves were 36 feet, i had to make a t to the breakfast buffet. >> brian: what cruise line was that. >> peter: celebrity cruise. >> brian: they did a good job? >> peter: they did. it was fun. we were on the summit. >> meanwhile, we have headlines for you. we begin with a severe weather alert. tropical storm hermine is bringing heavy rain and strong wind to southern texas. flood and tornado watches are in effect for several counties. the storms crossed into the state earlier this morning after battering northeast mexico. it could dump up to a foot of rain in some parts of texas. folks as far north as kansas could feel the effects. another alert. wild fire near boulder, colorado is forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes. firefighters cannot save their own property, burning four of their hom
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